7 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
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Berlin
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Cologne
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Munich — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and then make a trip to Marienplatz.

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Washington DC, USA to Munich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Munich due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in November; daily highs in Munich reach 47°F and lows reach 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Cologne.
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Cologne — 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 1st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Domschatzkammer, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cologne tour itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Berlin to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Germany travel guide

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Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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